The Ngulaig Monograph Series is an occasional refereed monograph series published by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit at the University of Queensland. "Ngulaig" is a western Torres Strait Islander word meaning "knowledgeable people". It is edited by Sean Ulm and Michael Williams.
The Editors accept manuscripts from 5,000 to 20,000 words in length on contemporary issues which are relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. Examples of recent titles can be viewed in the list below. The views expressed in the Ngulaig Monograph Series are those of the author/s, and are not necessarily those of the Editors or the University of Queensland unless otherwise noted.
Authors are encouraged to contact the editor to discuss publication prior to submission of manuscripts. Manuscripts should generally not exceed 20,000 words. Authors should follow the submission instructions and requirements outlined in the Australian Archaeology Notes to Contributors.
A printable order form is available for viewing or download by following the link below. You will need Acrobat Reader to view the file.
Ngulaig Order Form.pdf
All correspondence and submissions should be addressed to:
All correspondence and submissions should be addressed to
Ngulaig Monograph Series
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072
Ngulaig Monograph Series (Not all volumes are in-print. See order form above)
Vol. 1 The Complexity of Aboriginal Diversity: Identity and Kindredness (1990) Patricia Dudgeon and Darlene Oxenham.
Vol. 2 The Integration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary and Secondary Students within Non-Government Boarding Schools in Queensland (1990) Barry J. Duncan.
Vol. 3 The Critical Issues Posed for Domestic Legal Systems by the Concept of Self-Determination Relating to Indigenous Minority Groups and the Most Appropriate Course of Resolving Them (1990) James Patrick Evans.
Vol. 4 The History of Aboriginal Education in Weipa (1990) Jayne Hodginson.
Vol. 5 ‘A Permanent Precedent’: Dispossession, Social Control and the Fraser Island Reserve and Mission, 1897-1904 (1991) Raymond Evans.
Vol. 6 Aboriginal Reconciliation (1991) Robert Tickner.
Vol. 7 Government-Indigenous Partnerships for Indigenous Progress: Canada’s Inuit Experience (1991) Peter Jull.
Vol. 8 The Australian Aborigines in Education: A Conflict of Cultures (1991) Gary Thomas.
Vol. 9 Australian Aboriginal People and Their Folklore (1992) K. Puri.
Vol. 10 Rethinking the Paradigm: Cultural Heritage Management in Queensland (1994) Bob Ellis.
Vol. 11 Traditional Hunting in National Parks and the Cultural Heritage Paradigm (1994) Anne Ross.
Vol. 12 "Relics of a By-gone Race"? Managing Aboriginal Sites in the Great Sandy Region (1994) Ian McNiven.
Vol. 13 Waving a Tattered Banner? Aboriginal Language Revitalisation (1995) Lesley Jolly.
Vol. 14 'Practically white men': Maori in Torres Strait (1995) Anna Shnukal.
Vol. 15 Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: A ‘Social History’ of the Kow Swamp Remains (1996) Julie Lahn.
Vol. 16 Paradox and Paradigms: The Changing Role of Museums in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management (1996) Richard Robins.
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Vol. 17 Songs from a Plastic Water Rat: An Introduction to the Musical Traditions of the Yanyuwa Community of the Southwest Gulf of Carpentaria (2000) John Bradley and Elizabeth Mackinlay.
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Vol. 18 The Bureaucracy, the Law and Blacks Palace: A History of Management of One Site in the Central Queensland Highlands (2001) Luke Godwin.
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Vol. 19 Fostering Voice and Representation: Exploring the Use of Focus Groups with Indigenous Australian Tertiary Students (2003) Jan Stewart and Elizabeth Mackinlay.
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Vol. 20 Bibliography of Torres Strait (2004) Anna Shnukal.
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